Mulakarachathu - 3 Types

Red Chilly Chutney for Idli/Dosa - Ramya V

Mulakarachathu -  3 Types | Pachakam

Mulakarachathu - 3 Types

Red Chilly Chutney for Idli/Dosa - Ramya V

Category : Vegetarian, Chutneys

By Ramya Vijayakumar

Published On: 31 Jul 2006

Rating: 5
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10 Minutes
Served : 2
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Step 1

Style 1:-
1)Grind together shallots and red chillies.
2)Add salt and 2 tbsp coconut oil and mix well.

Step 2

Style 2:-
1)Grind together shallots and red chillies.
2)Heat oil in a pan or a kadai.
3)Splutter mustard seeds and saute curry leaves.
4)Add chammandhi and saute.

Step 3

:- Optionally you can add 1 tomato while grinding.

Step 4

Style 3:-
1)Heat coconut oil in a pan or a kadai.
2)Saute shallots.
3)Add 2 sprigs curry leaves, tomato, chilly and 1/2 tsp pepper (optional).
4)Add salt.
5)Grind it to a paste.

Step 5

Check out Thenga Chammandhi for Dosa


Try not to grind the onion for too long or it will become bitter. If dry red chillies do not grind fast, you can try frying them in a little oil and grind them first. Then add onions and grind. Easiest option - use red chilly powder !!


ramya,whenever i grind small onions and chillies it has the bitter taste of onions so we can have it .pls reply if you know what is wrong?


Hello, its an absolutely great side dish for dosas. thanks for the recipe. You are really a great cook. When I start a hotel, I should contact you for good recipes :). One thing more, always, we should check the health benefits (Calories, Vitamins, Protiens) of our food, so that we have a healthy life. As always, drinking lots of water can keep a person really rejuvinated in his life. You may contact me at sbprasanth


People like you make this site so popular! Excellent recipes Ramya,Very genuine and tempts everyone to try it atleast once.Looking forward to more of such recipes!


Awesome!!! and just what i was looking for!! I tried the first 2 methods.I`m pretty sure my grandmom used to make it by method no 1 but i loved the second one even more....Ramya, your recipes are very authentic and you should consider bringing out a book.

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